J&J ordered to pay $110 million in talc product liability trial

A Johnson & Johnson building is shown in Irvine, California, U.S., January 24, 2017.REUTERS/Mike Blake   Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) on Thursday was ordered by a Missouri state court jury to pay over $110 million to a Virginia woman who says she developed ovarian cancer after decades of using of its talc-based products for feminine hygiene.   The verdict, by a jury in state court in St. Louis, arose out of around 2,400 lawsuits accusing the company of not adequately warning consumers about the cancer risks of talc-based products including its well-known Baby Powder.    
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